Montgomery County Judge Keough, in deal with voter-rejected Commissioner Metts, seeks to slap GOP supporters in face, transfer Precinct 4 employee to become taxpayer-funded lobbyist

Montgomery County Judge Keough, in deal with voter-rejected Commissioner Metts, seeks to slap GOP supporters in face, transfer Precinct 4 employee to become taxpayer-funded lobbyist

Image: Montgomery County Judge Mark Keough has continued his focus in serving Precinct 4 Commissioner James Metts over any interests of the citizens from the beginning of his term through the present, when Keough has come to the aid of a Metts political appointee who will lose her job when Metts’ replacement comes into office […]

A week of tribute to activism, Part 2 of 7: Mahoney’s backs down from drag queen event luring children, makes it “adult only,” as “the pen is mightier than the sword”

A week of tribute to activism, Part 2 of 7: Mahoney’s backs down from drag queen event luring children, makes it “adult only,” as “the pen is mightier than the sword”

Image: Lord Lytton, who was British author Edward Bulwer-Lytton, wrote his most famous line, “the pen is mightier than the sword,” in 1839. He was a Conservative Member of the British Parliament and served as Secretary of State for the Colonies from 1858 to 1859. The Golden Hammer Staff Reports The Woodlands, June 21 – […]

Riley, Commissioners Court raise tolls on money-losing TX 249 Tollroad (Decimation of Hope Highway), ignore citizen begging

Riley, Commissioners Court raise tolls on money-losing TX 249 Tollroad (Decimation of Hope Highway), ignore citizen begging

Image: Cindy Phillips begged the Montgomery County Commissioners Court not to raise tolls on the Decimation of Hope Highway, the money-losing 3 mile TX 249 Tollroad. Precinct 2 Commissioner Charlie Riley swiftly made clear he had no intention whatsoever of paying any attention to her or to other citizen concerns. The Golden Hammer Staff Reports […]

Political establishment targets conservative Republican leader Russell in May 24 election

Political establishment targets conservative Republican leader Russell in May 24 election

Image: The Montgomery County Republican Party’s Freedom Caucus presented Republican Precinct 74 Chair Ginger Russell (center) with a “Meritorious Valor Award” on Tuesday, May 3, 2022. The Golden Hammer Staff Reports Conroe, May 11 – The political establishment in Montgomery County has sounded the alarms and is making a big push to try to defeat […]

Guest Editorial: Developer, groundwater producer Stoecker explains Conroe City Council political contributions

Mike Stoecker, Guest Editorialist to The Golden Hammer I’ve been a Conroe resident for nearly 50 years and have a long history of making political contributions. Recently, I’ve come under attack for making higher than usual political contributions through the creation of a Specific-Purpose Political Action Committee (SPAC) with Quadvest owner Simon Sequeira called the Conroe […]

Montgomery County Judge Keough aide Hess arrested on felony charges

Montgomery County Judge Keough aide Hess arrested on felony charges

Image: Montgomery County Judge Mark Keough’s staff, felony-charged Darren Hess, and Jason Millsaps, working together on December 21, 2021. The Golden Hammer Staff Reports Conroe, May 2 – Darren Hess, one of Montgomery County Judge Mark Keough’s top aides, stands accused of knowingly presenting a false government record as though it were genuine, a felony […]

Walter Wilkerson, Jr., beloved GOP Chairman, passes into the arms of the Lord.

Walter Wilkerson, Jr., beloved GOP Chairman, passes into the arms of the Lord.

The Golden Hammer Staff Reports Conroe, April 30 – Walter D. Wilkerson, Jr., M.D., the beloved longtime chairman of the Montgomery County Republican Party and truly the father of Republican politics in Montgomery county, passed away from complications of surgery last night, Saturday, April 30, 2022. Wilkerson was a immensely successful political leader who built the […]

Mayor Czajkoski, Councilman McDonald save Conroe taxpayers close to $3 million in water fees in SJRA case

Mayor Czajkoski, Councilman McDonald save Conroe taxpayers close to $3 million in water fees in SJRA case

Image: Conroe Mayor Jody Czajkoski presided over the City Council meeting on Wednesday, August 27, 2022. The Golden Hammer Staff Reports Conroe, April 29 – By insisting on holding off on any settlement or resolution to the dispute between the City of Conroe and the San Jacinto River Authority (SJRA) until after the Beaumont Court […]

Montgomery County Judge Keough, Sheriff Henderson confront each other over Courthouse security, as Keough loses vote 4-1

Montgomery County Judge Keough, Sheriff Henderson confront each other over Courthouse security, as Keough loses vote 4-1

Image: Montgomery County Judge Mark Keough lost his temper at Montgomery County Sheriff Rand Henderson, when the Commissioners Court voted to use $2 million of American Rescue Plan Act funds for Courthouse security rather than to give those funds to Keough to spend as he wanted. The Golden Hammer Staff Reports Conroe, April 27 – […]

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